rebel yell

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noun
  1. a long, shrill battle cry used by Confederate troops in the U.S. Civil War.

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How to use rebel yell in a sentence

  • The old rebel yell of Morgan's raiders quavered from his throat.

    The Sheriff's Son | William MacLeod Raine
  • From either side the grey artillery burst the grey musketry, and above the crackling thunder rose the rebel yell.

    The Long Roll | Mary Johnston